Kazakh President issues shoot to kill order
In January 2022, the President of Kazakhstan issued a shoot to kill order against protesters, a serious violation of international law.
Amnesty report on policing in the Americas
This new report by Amnesty International looks at unlawful use of force by law enforcement officials in Latin America and...
Study of compatibility of use of force laws and policies
A new expert study found a global failure to respect and protect human rights in law enforcement.
This glossary contains key terms of international law and the use of force by law enforcement agencies and officials.Find out more